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those layers handy for tonight and tomorrow too. because this is going to continue. in fact our headline is the big wind chill that we've been seeing out there and we'll go ahead and show you that. the wind chill is in the dangerous category tonight. i've got a wind chill advisory posted until noon tomorrow. so what does that mean? it means farther to the west those wind chills to be as cold as 10 to 20 degrees below zero. locally 5 to 10 degrees below zero. that's mighty cold at the bus stop in the morning. temperatures already most areas in the teens. we've got temperatures south and east. it's going to get even colder as we go through the night. our current wind chill because gusts are up and over 20 miles per hour is 5 degrees here in the district. it feels like 2 below in hagerstown, 3 in gaithersburg, 2 in frederick, 1 at dulles. so what is that wind chill going to be like in the morning? we're thinking below zero to near zero. so get ready for it tomorrow.
those winds will not be relenting on tuesday. even though they're not as high as they were earlier today, still significant efor us to have wind chills at the noon hour. you did mention the late-week setup. we do have potential in our forecast for a major winter storm. it would be the friday night into saturday time frame. and what we are watching is of course the cold air is in place now. we think a new set-up will occur over the weekend that is pretty favorable for snow in the mid atlantic. we're watching it closely. it's a little too far out for us to give you specifics right now but our model guidance has been pretty consistent. what we're tracking right now is will the rain/snow line be an issue in this area? that is often the case when we're forecasting the snow in this region. a lot of wind potentially with this one and definitely something that you would be well-served to prepare for earlier rather than later. we'll be keeping a close eye on all of that and i'll have more information coming up in just a
few minutes. back to you. >> fox 5 is in prince george's county tonight. two woodbridge men are due in court tomorrow to face charges of supporting the terrorist group isis. >> the justice department says one of those men was planning to travel to syria to join the islamic state. the other man is accused of helping him. alexandra limon with the details. >> reporter: according to these charging doments, the two men that were arrested thought they were in contact with the people that had isis connections. instead it turns out those people were actually fbi informants. a 25-year-old man lived in this community with his family. >> didn't really know what was going on. we figured it was something big. >> neighbors witnessed the fbi searching the house on friday after both men were arrested. >> of course it's concerning. you've got family and everybody around here is very close.
so it's concerning. >> i'm blown. we're really blown. >> reporter: charging documents show there are recorded conversations for the second subject. he allegedly said he had no patience and wanted to go right away to, quote, chop their heads, and that he belonged on the battlefield. according to the department of justice, he was arrested on friday in richmond. prior to boarding a flight with the intention of joining isis in syria. he's charged with attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization. the other man is charged with aiding and abetting after putting the other man in contact with people he thought had ties to isis and driving him to the airport in richmond. >> it's actually frightening and scary. we have tons of kids in this neighborhood. we're a really close neighborhood. so it's frightening and concerning. >> reporter: this isn't the first time the community is dealing with the news of an arrest linked to terrorism.
last year a 17-year-old was arrested and sentenced to 11 years in prison for running a popular pro-isis twitter handle and helping an 18-year-old travel to syria to join the islamic state. the two men are expected to appear in court here in alexandria here in tuesday. if convicted, they could face up to 20 years in prison. reporting in alexandria, alexandra limon, fox 5 local news. >> tonight parents are looking for answers from school officials after recent threatening messages made towards several high schools. the district is holding a meeting in the wake of threatening graffiti scrolled on bathroom walls in three separate schools. none of the threats were deemed credible but that town hall is set to start tonight at 7:00 in woodbridge. >> tonight we are learning new details about the final moments of "washington post" reporter
jason departure from iran. he resisted but decided to allow them all to leave. his brother is just starting to realize how much attention this case has received worldwide. >> a lot better. i haven't had a chance to see him yet. i'm hopeful he's going to be okay that it hasn't taken too much of a toll on him. he sounds good, hopeful. really all together, which is great. and, you know, i think it's going to be work but i think he's going to get better. >> "the washington post" plans to unveil some sort of visual display in his honor. >> the search continues for the 12 marines who went missing in hawaii. they haven't been seen since they crashed off the coast. the coast guard does not plan to call off the search. one of the missing marines has a
sister in the dc area who was miss district of columbia 2014. >> fox 5 is in prince william county. the clinton family is countying its blessings after a tree crashed through their house. >> reporter: just after 5:00 this morning, the wind was really whipping through the trees down here in clinton when this giant oak tree came down with a tremendous crash. it was so confusing that glen bell didn't know what had happened, while his son who was in the basement actually thought it was someone breaking into the house. >> it sounds like a robber coming through the door. then it sounds like thunder. >> reporter: darren bell says he was fast asleep when he heard the roar and jumped up to see what happened. >> i tried to get my family out as safe as possible. i had a 10-month-old daughter in there. >> reporter: his father was on the first floor of the house.
he made sure everyone got out safely before looking at the damage. when you saw it? >> i couldn't believe it. i couldn't believe it. i'm like really? a tree went through my house. >> reporter: literally cutting it in half. >> i heard the crack, i heard the break, and then i heard the smash. and at that point, you know, the house shook. >> reporter: berry says he rushed outside to check on his neighbors and called out to see if they were okay. >> it was way worse than what we thought it was. people were trapped initially and they were able to get out and we were concerned about trying to get the baby to the hospital. but everybody was okay once they got out. >> reporter: glen bell says he started up the cars and got everyone inside to stay warm as they waited for help. by midday workmen had taken most of the tree apart and covered the roof with a tarp. family and friends came by to offer help and support. >> i was very, very worried
about my family because they could have got critically injured, could have got hurt or even killed. >> i'm still getting over the devastation of my house being gone, pretty much. >> reporter: glen bell says the red cross has offered to help and for now, family has another place to stay. although the house is now condemned, the bell family says they love living in this neighborhood and they do have plans to rebuild. in clinton, paul wagner, fox 5 local news. >> the search for a gunman continues after three people were shot overnight in falls church. police say the shooting stemmed from a fight inside the state theater just as a concert was wrapping up. the police chief says the gunman was standing just feet away from several officers when he opened fire right outside. >> there was a person that was i guess ejected from the state theater. and as the officers arrived, two additional officers arrived, they heard 15 to 20 shots south here right beside the state
theater after the fight. >> investigators have a vague description of the suspect. they are checking surveillance video. all three victims were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. >> in the district workers threatened to block traffic during the martin luther king junior's celebration. they're looking for higher wages at the airport and they say what many service employees are making now is unlivable. >> these workers have to work two and three jobs in order to be able to sustain their families. most of these workers make as little as $6 an hour because they're tip workers and we don't believe that's fair. and what better way to bring it out here on martin luther king day. >> they're pushing for a $15 an hour wage for those workers. >> tsa agents stopped a virginia woman from taking a loaded gun on a flight sunday at dulles
international. this is the gun that they spotted. the airport police cited her on a state weapons charge. this is the second gun tsa agents have stopped in the past week. guns are not allowed in carry-ones. they are permitted if they are properly packaged and declared in checked baggage. >> cheating on your spouse is illegal in virginia. we'll update you on a bill that would decriminalize adultery.
>> more and more universities are jumping on the bandwagon to ban hover boards. university of virginia and virginia tech are among campuses grounding the flying skate boards. schools say they are worried about the risks of falls and collisions and they're the sparking fires. more than 30 universities have banned or restricted them on campus. >> cheating on your spouse is
illegal in the state of virginia. and it will stay that way because lawmakers failed to pass a bill to decriminalize adultery. they killed the adultery measure today. punishable by a fine of $250. the bill being proposed would keep the fine but make adultery a civil offense. in the last decade, there have only been eight successful prosecution for adultery in virginia. the latest battle of the sexes is viral. >> and we mean literally. new research suggesting the flu virus really is worse for us guys. >> yeah, sure. also coming up, why eating in front of a mirror could actually help you drop some pounds. >> i feel like the news is targeted towards me tonight.
another music ledge enhas died. glenn frey passed away today in new york. he had been battling multiple health issues including rheumatoid arthritis and pneumonia. he recently had surgery for intestinal issues. glenn frey was 67 years old. >> today in the district, dr. martin luther king junior's legacy was honored with a day of service. remembering his legacy by celebrating his day on not a day off. volunteers gathered before going off to work on service projects including painting a mural and collecting food for people in need. >> what if the youth of today united to leave a mark that future generations would remember. >> that is just one of several speeches presented today. it is a long-standing tradition
in prince william county. our own tisha lewis participated in the event when she was a child. she returned today as one of the judges. how cool is that? >> it's the best part of being back home is you get to go back. >> absolutely, very cool. do you ever wonder why you seem to catch every cold that seas going around the office while others stay healthy? it doesn't just depend whether or not you have got your flu shot. there are many factors at play including genetics, stress and your attitude. people who are more optimistic are less likely to get sick and kicking stress is another key to staying healthy because stress can lower your immunity. >> and apparently being a man may lower your immunity too, especially to the flu. there's a reason behind this. researchers at johns hopkins university found women are protected from aggressive flu
system because of the female hormone. previous research has shown that high levels of testosterone in men can weaken their response to flu shots. this may explain why men seem much more helpless when they get sick. >> especially the really, really manly ones like me. all the testosterone at play there. >> is that what it is? for the most part the guys in my house when they get sick. >> when i get sick they're like we need something. i'm like hello, can somebody take care of me for a change? but you just power through. >> that's all you got to do. >> that's what we do. not what you guys do. >> you can feel a little healthier about your chick-fil-a habit. all you have to do is swap out the waffle fries for kale. this new kale salad replaces
cole slaw. go with the grilled chicken instead, how about that one? that actually looks good. >> i don't think it will be that bad. why do you keep saying kale? >> i do like it. i think it's one of those things you don't necessarily expect to go to a case like chick-fil-a and order kale. >> they've got to change. >> evolve with the times. >> if you can't resist unhealthy snacks, consider eating in front of a mirror. researchers found when you eat unhealthy food in front of a mirror, it can make them seem less delicious. watching yourself eating something unhealthy makes you uncomfortable. they believe a quick look in the mirror can help you make healthier food choices. >> let me throw this idea out there. look at homes decorated in the 70s, all the mirrored walls.
that's why us as a society have started to become less in shape and making poor choices. because that's ugly to have in your house now. >> so are you suggesting we need to put mirrors back up in the dining room? >> you're talking about what we've been hearing chatter about. possibility of some snow? >> there is a pretty good possibility that we're going to be having a significant winter storm here this weekend. and i don't say those things likely because i don't like to be boxed in four or five days ahead. but our models are very consistent now. so we're going to be talking a lot about it going forward. we're not going to put any snow totals on it yet because we're going to have some see where the rain/snow line sets up around here. when is it? friday night into saturday. i'm kind of happy that it times out for our weekend although i've bumped into several teacher
friends who were highly annoyed about that since they will already be home. but lots to watch in the next several days and in the short term it's all about this gusty cold wind and the arctic air that we have. that's what the short term story is. the wind chill advisory is in effect. it could feel like 10 to 20 degrees below zero in some of our western communities, and easily 5 to 10 degrees below zero here. that's what i'm concerned about tomorrow morning. through noon we have this wind chill advisory what you see here in the light blue, the coaster the farther west you are. our temperature is 20. i don't think we got any higher than about 24 degrees this afternoon. our high was actually at midnight and we've been dropping every since. 16 in gaithersburg and winchester, 18 at mannasas and culpeper and we've got gaithersburg feeling like 0 and 5 in dc. so spend as little time as possible outside.
protect your pets and keep an eye on anybody who may be in the streets. i'm sure shelters are opening up everywhere. we may drop to 13 degrees here even in the district overnight and some single digit air temperatures, that's not just the wind chill we're talking about. high pressure is in control and it's going to keep us cold again tomorrow and the breeze will also be back and noticeable. so we'll be in the 20s again tomorrow. i wanted to show you the temperature trend because we will get at least one warmer day out of the deal and that will likely be wednesday into thursday. but in between there's a clipper system that's going to be crossing us. you hear us talking about the big storm potential for the end of the week but we'll watch this one too because sometimes clippers can surprise us. we got a little dusting out of that last weekend but it looks like by friday we're back down to about 35 degrees. here's a clipper path. p.m. snow showers possibly think it would be fairly late. when they pass to the south like this, and we do think it will get pretty torn up by the mountains and the drier air,
they could still give us some snow showers and maybe some flurries. we're not expecting a significant accumulation out of that. but i will show you that the future cast sees it trying to come after the mountains about 6:00 on wednesday. we'll watch the timing for that wednesday night into thursday morning. the bigger story is the late-week storm and the set-up for that is all winter long we've said cold air would be the big question for this winter. it looks like a nice supply of cold air is going to be found as another one of these storms comes up the coast. we've had a number of those this year but they have not been able to find the cold air. this time it might be happening and we are going to say there's potential for a major snowstorm here friday night into saturday and maybe wrapping up on sunday. high pressure to our north is an important part to get the snow and it looks like that will be there. a lot of wind and a lot of coastal flooding at the beaches
where you will see a lot of wind and rain. we will continue to track the rain and snow line but a lot of snow to the north. so thursday a good day to get running around done, we'll watch for the clipper snow wednesday night and friday. we're only expecting flurries. it's friday and saturday that you want to be prepared. monday 43. that is your 7-day forecast. we'll be right back. ahh... ahh... ahh... cigna customers have plan choices and tools to take control. so they're more engaged, with fewer high health risks and lower medical costs. take control of your health at cigna dot com slash take control.
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